Traveling this Summer? Don’t Forget Your Continuing Education!

Traveling this Summer? Don’t Forget Your Continuing Education!

The NASW-CA Chapter Online CE Program offers continuing education courses in a variety of formats to suit different learning preferences, including course PDFs and other portable formats for learning on the go.

The Online CE program includes courses in five different learning formats, depending on the material covered:

Book-based and text-based courses offer ..Read More…

How to Volunteer to Help Immigrant Children Separated from Family


Social workers eager to help immigrants who have been separated from their children have a wealth of resources at their disposal.

The truth is one of them.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Board Member Guadalupe G. Lara, LMSW, an expert on social work and immigration, is encouraging social workers to advocate for these ..Read More…



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Court-Approved Detention Site Inspections and Interviews with Detained Minors (JUNE 2018 – JULY 2018) 

The primary purpose of the visits is to monitor compliance with the Flores Settlement, dealing with conditions of detention and the release of immigrant minors.

The schedule of these court-approved visits, (which are subject to ..Read More…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Is Here!


Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). People of all ages deserve to live free from abuse. Strong social structures help to prevent elder abuse. The greatest risk factor for experiencing elder abuse is social isolation. By sustaining, enhancing, and creating policies and programs that strengthen social supports in our communities, we ..Read More…

NASW-CA Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019 Birdwoman Scholarship


NASWCA will provide up to TEN $1,000 scholarships to Native American undergraduate or graduate social work students in California.

Applicants must be a member of NASW or join NASW to apply.

Graduate and undergraduate students must be enrolled in a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school of social work in ..Read More…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Is Just Around the Corner

Are you ready for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15? It’s not too late to plan WEAAD activities, whether those activities occur on the observance itself or at another time in June. Access the WEAAD toolkit prepared by the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA). As a member of ..Read More…

Request for Proposals: Creation of NASW-CA Chapter Informational Video


1.2. Statement of Purpose

The California Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-CA) invites proposals to create a two to three-minute informational animated video regarding NASW.  The purpose of the video is to highlight NASW’s mission – to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and ..Read More…